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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Catalan
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here as I'm short and struggle with stools at the market stalls 😂. This is a restaurant within the Boqueria market. We had some scallops, sardines and squid. All were decent but about double the price of some other places we've eaten...this week, but it was nice to sit at a proper table and in air con.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were nicely handled by Jenny and enjoyed a magnificent dorada and a tasty sepia cooked by the excellent Manat. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 2, 2021 via mobile

Waited for 10 minutes to be seated (not inside the market, even though there was a free table all the time) Waited another 30 min for anyone to come with a menu. No one did, so we left. Smelled like urine even though I can’t...smell because of COVID.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 28, 2021

Worst service possible. We waited an hour for a burnt paella which we ordered for three people, but was served for two. They didn't even make up with a discount for the disservice

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed September 29, 2020

The food was very delicious and definitely worth the money! Portions were big too, and the food was made in front of us by the lovely chef and the helpful girls! As we were sat at the bar we could see the food being made...and everything was kept clean! Simo, the host, was very friendly and welcoming, very accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed and ensured great service! Overall great experience, would definitely reccommend!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Located in the food market, we found this place for a tapas lunch and it didn’t disappoint. Staff were friendly and helpful and the food choice and taste were both great. Thought it was a little on the pricey side for what is after all...a glorified market stall not a restaurant, however, we still really enjoyed the experience.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

Delicious food experience right in the middle of the market. We particularly enjoyed the fried codfish, octopus and the pardon peppers but everything looked great. Good spot for a lunch time break

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020

Tasty seafood, great beer, with prices on the high side, but likely okay with the locals, as the place filled up quickly. Service was friendly, attentive and fairly quick.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Food is simply out of this world. The service is quick and polite. I dare to say that was the best meal I had in our whole trip. If you are in Barcelona, don’t you miss it.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020

We ate here 5 times in one week because it was so amazing! Our waitress Jenny was fabulous - efficient, friendly and bubbly. She couldn't do enough for us. The food was indescribable - so much so that we plan to return to Barcelona in...Aug 2020 solely based on the many gorgeous fish dishes we enjoyed here in 2019.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4